This collection includes: general council and conference records; subject files; periodical and other publications; branch records.
Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (formerly the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers, Painters and Builders).
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 CAT
- Dates of Creation1867-2002
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description23 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
On 1 July 1971 the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers and Painters (ASWP) and the Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers (AUBTW) amalgamated to form the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers, Painters and Builders (ASWPB). In December 1971 the new union changed its name to the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (UCATT). UCATT merged with UNITE in 2017.
Reference: Leslie M. Wood, 'A Union to Build: The story of UCATT' (London: UCATT, 1979).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
The initial deposit was made by UCATT in 1974, with further deposits being made in 1975, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 and 1989. Items with references beginning MSS.170 were deposited by the London Region of the UCATT in 1977 and 1978. Additional material was transferred from the University library in 2003/4.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/CAT
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are expected.